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Let’s get together!

Get to know Rams in your region and across the country at our Social in the City events. VCU Alumni is hosting in person opportunities with local chapters, plus a virtual option. Whether you’re new to an area or have lived there for years, this is a great way to grow your Ram network. You […]

Meet DMV Chapter President Ellen Motley

Ellen Motley (B.S.’86/MC), a northern Virginia native, now lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and dog, Smokey. Now an empty-nester, she has four adult children, her youngest a senior in college. Ellen is crime-show junkie, an avid reader and proud steward of a Little Free Library.  Q. What was your major? A. Mass communications […]

New VCU Alumni Council forms

Virginia Commonwealth University has established the VCU Alumni Council to enhance, unite and support its 208,000 alumni worldwide.  Alumni were previously served by two 501(c)3 organizations, VCU Alumni and the MCV Alumni Association, whose boards earlier this year voted to dissolve their respective nonprofits and align with the VCU Office of Development and Alumni Relations. […]

Every Ram has a story, and we want to hear yours

VCU Alumni has embarked on a project to collect the stories of alumni, in your own words, in partnership with PCI, a Dallas-based business that publishes directories and history books for educational institutions across the nation. These stories will be published in a book that celebrates the impact of Virginia Commonwealth University and its founding […]

Summer send-offs welcome VCU’s newest students

VCU’s summer send-offs are a great opportunity for incoming students to learn from alumni and current students and their families about VCU and what it means to be a Ram. Virtual send-off New students, transfer students, alumni, family and friends are invited to celebrate the Class of 2025 and incoming transfer students via Zoom. The […]

Celebrating alumni nurses during National Nurses Month

During National Nurses Month this May, VCU Alumni extends a special thanks to our alumni nurses, as they continue to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Nurses Association first declared May 6-12 as National Nurses Week in 1993 “to recognize the vast contributions and positive […]

Level Up Learning series

Learning doesn’t stop after you receive your degree. Join VCU Alumni and the VCU Center for Corporate Education this summer for professional development that really packs a punch. The Level Up Learning series focuses on actionable professional growth. Attend one or all four, to suit your needs. Enroll in all four Level Up courses and save $40 on the series. Negotiating Your Future […]

April offers a special salute, but VCU values its volunteers daily

By Cynthia McMullen (M.A.’89/H&S) Established in 1991, National Volunteer Month — an annual event that pays tribute to the dedicated, caring people without whom many organizations could not exist — is celebrating its big 3-0. At VCU, “Alumni volunteers are the backbone of our alumni community,” says Elizabeth Bass (M.S.W.’03/SW), assistant vice president for alumni […]

Your @alumni.vcu.edu questions answered

This information applies only to alumni who graduated from VCU since 2009 with a Google @mymail.vcu.edu account. If you are impacted, you would have received an email from Doctor Gee. Will messages sent to my @vcu.edu and @mymail.vcu.edu email arrive in my @alumni.vcu.edu account? Yes, your current VCU email will be forwarded to your @alumni.vcu.edu […]

Alumna’s book helps preschoolers navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Sherri Rose (B.S.’75/N) spent a successful career as a family and pediatric nurse practitioner and hospice and palliative care nurse. Since retiring, she has become a writer and recently published the children’s book “The Teensy Weensy Virus.” She discusses what led her to write a book and how her nursing background has influenced her writing. Can […]

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